There is a specialty store inside Crossgates Mall that has only been open for a little over a year and will close toward the end of this month. It is a concept store one of only two in New York state and one of thirty in the country. The Amazon 4-Star store will close on March 19th.
When Toys R Us and Babies R Us closed their stores, customers were left scrambling to redeem gift cards. Now another store is stepping up and will accept those unused Toys R Us and Babies R Us gift cards. Good news there are four locations in and around the Capital Region.
As more businesses close their doors, there is a silver lining. Before these two stores close forever, they will be offering major discounts to get rid of merchandise. This will benefit many parents across the country.
When I was growing up in Mechanicville, there was a store that was a staple in the community. It was around as long as I can remember, and we all knew the family too. Now after 70 years, they will be closing their doors forever.
Anyone that has been a kid in the last, I don't know, 40 or 50 years (?!) you, I'm sure would head to Payless Shoes for your Easter Oxford Saddles. You know what I'm talking about, the white and black shoes that everyone just had to have. The reverse Oreo, if you will.
It seems like stores are closing left and right these days. Whether it's due to heavier online shopping, high costs in rent or a bump in minimum wage, it's taking its toll on our local malls.
In the last couple of months